Tulum Ruins; Underground River Swim, Lunch Option from Cancun

Cultural & Theme Tours in Cancún
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Tour description

Visit the Mayan city of Tulum, one of the greatest archeological sites along the Riviera Maya! This former Mayan trade site, located on a cliff-side beach overlooking the magnificent Caribbean, is a must-see destination during your stay in Cancun. Upgrade your tour to include swimming at an underground river and lunch at a beachside restaurant. Enjoy personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people. Bottled water and round-trip hotel transport by air-conditioned van included.

After hotel pickup in Cancun, enjoy the comfortable drive aboard an air-conditioned minivan to Tulum. Upon arrival at the abandoned walled city, perched high on the edge of a cliff, embark on a tour of the well-preserved Mayan ruins with your knowledgeable guide and small group.Option 1: TulumAs you explore the archeological site, one of the most spectacular along the Yucatan coast, you’ll hear about the fascinating history of the Mayan Empire. Learn how the city, which towers above the deep turquoise waters of the Caribbean, was mainly inhabited by nobles and high priests. Search for the faint remains of red and blue covering the fortress buildings, which were once lavishly decorated with paintings and colorful carvings.After your 1-hour guided tour you'll have about half an hour more to explore Tulum or the white sandy beach below on your own. If you’d like, take a refreshing dip in the Caribbean Sea before return transport to your hotel. Option 2: Tulum plus Underground River and lunchEmbark on a 1-hour guided tour of Tulum plus free time to explore the site or its beautiful beach (see description above). Then, enjoy a half-hour drive by air-conditioned minivan to a mystical underground river located in the heart of the jungle. During the 1.5-hour visit, discover all about the Mayan underworld accompanied by you informative guide. Then, swim in crystal clear waters through caves and tunnels and admire ancient rock formations of this incredible subterranean world. Afterward, transfer to an excellent restaurant nearby for a delicious beachside lunch. Feast on the flavors of Mexico with a plate full of fajitas, rice, refried beans, quesadillas and guacamole, accompanied by flavored water. You’ll have approximately 1.5 hours for lunch and some well-deserved relaxation on the beach before returning by minivan to your hotel in Cancun.

What's included

  • Guided tour
  • Bottled water
  • Buffet lunch (if Tulum plus Underground River option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Tulum Archaeological Site

What's not included

  • Gratuities


  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide